Discovery certificate for object 2016gef
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5213 [ 2018TNSTR1344....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-10 14:22:25
Date made public: 2018-09-10
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016gef
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gef
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:25:15.146 (6.31311) DEC = +47:10:25.49 (47.173748)
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 09:59:02.000 (JD=2457641.9159954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 09:59:02.000
Flux: 19.1819 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: